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Weaving Technician - Night Shift

Keighley, United Kingdom
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1 Feb 2023

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


Working as part of a dedicated team you will assist in the production of the Burberry iconic fabric. You will work to the highest quality whilst achieving daily targets and ensuring continuous production this includes providing technical solutions to weaving problems and machinery.


• Maintaining all safety aspects of the loom
• General maintenance of the looms and batchers - in response to breakdowns and in line with the preventative maintenance programme
• Gaiting of Warp and Gear changes for new qualities.
• Support the Knotter and Change Hand with the gaiting of warps
• Ensure looms are weaving fabric to company quality standards
• Ensure looms are running to optimum efficiency for fabric style being woven
• Problem solving on quality and technical issues in weaving area.
• Ensure relevant documentation for warp identification, samples & pieces are in place and all SOPs are followed
• Be aware of spare part stock levels and follow procedure of booking spare parts out when spares are required
• To follow company procedure on the documentation of logging fault repairs at the loom and passing to shift Supervisor
• Demonstrate a good understanding of different methods of production operations including loom digital technology
• Cover for weavers during break times and support production & Quality team
• Be prepared to cover for absence or holidays and overtime as required by business.
• May be required to work Days/Shifts/Nights as the business requires
• Train colleagues and team members on the job for succession planning, trainees and Apprentices


  • Textile background
  • Experience of working on Picanol/Other Rapier Machines
  • Previous manufacturing environment with high quality standards
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Precision and accuracy
  • Attention to detail


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Keighley || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || BURBERRY MILL || n/a ||


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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